(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Control of Pollution (Channel Tunnel Rail Link) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 30th July 1998.
(2) In these Regulations—
“the Act” means the Water Resources Act 1991;
“the 1996 Regulations” means the Control of Pollution (Applications, Appeals and Registers) Regulations 1996;
“discharge consent” means a consent under Chapter II of Part III of the Act given for the purposes of section 88(1)(a) of that Act on an application for a consent;
“nominated undertaker” means a person specified in an order made under section 34 of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996;
“the relevant date” has the same meaning as in regulation 3 of the 1996 Regulations;
“the starting date”, in relation to an undertaker's appeal, means the third working day after the date of receipt by the Secretary of State of the undertaker's appeal, and “working day” means any day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday in England and Wales under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971;
“undertaker's application” means an application by a nominated undertaker for a discharge consent, or the variation of a discharge consent in connection with works authorised by Part I of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act 1996; and
“undertaker's appeal” means an appeal by a nominated undertaker against the determination of any such application by the Agency, or against a decision by the Agency that information relating to any such application is not commercially confidential.
Specified date: 30 July 1998: see para (1) above.